Technology bonuses in InterSystems IRIS Grand Prix Contest
Here're the technology bonuses for the InterSystems Grand Prix Contest that will give you extra points in the voting.
|API and languages||REST API||2|
|Embedded Python usage||4|
|Native API in Java, Python, .NET, node.js||3|
|Python or Julia Gateway||3|
|FHIR||FHIR Server REST API||3|
|FHIR SQL Scheme usage||2|
|Healthcare Data Transformations||3|
Below are the details and useful links on all the technical bonuses.
ZPM Package deployment - 2 points
You can collect the bonus if you build and publish the ZPM(ObjectScript Package Manager) package for your Full-Stack application so it could be deployed with:
zpm "install your-multi-model-solution"
command on IRIS with ZPM client installed.
Docker container usage - 2 points
The application gets a 'Docker container' bonus if it uses InterSystems IRIS running in a docker container. Here is the simplest template to start from.
Unit Testing - 2 points
Applications that have Unit Testing for the InterSystems IRIS code will collect the bonus.
InterSystems IRIS API
InterSystems IRIS REST API usage - 2 points
You get the bonus if you access InterSystems IRIS via REST API in your Full-Stack application. You either can build the REST API by yourself, or use any built-in or install it via ZPM. Learn more on InterSystems REST API.
Embedded Python usage - 4 points
Embedded Python needs a certain docker image, e.g. this one:
See the related video.
Here is the template which shows how Embedded Python works and how to make a ZPM package to deploy it.
InterSystems Native API usage - 3 points
InterSystems JDBC usage - 2 points
InterSystems IRIS provides a JDBC driver to access the data. You get the bonus if you refer to the data in your Full-Stack application using SQL and InterSystems JDBC.
InterSystems Globals (key-value) - 2 points
InterSystems Globals are multidimensional sparse arrays that are being used to store any data in InterSystems IRIS. Each Globals node could be considered a key, which you can set a value for. InterSystems IRIS provides a set of APIs, including ObjectScript commands and Native API to manage Globals.
You can collect 2 points for using Globals via ObjectScript or Native API in your
InterSystems SQL - 2 points
InterSystems IRIS provides SQL access to data via ObjectScript, REST API, JDBC.
Collect 2 bonus points by using InterSystems SQL in your application.
InterSystems Objects - 2 points
InterSystems IRIS provides the way to store and change instances of objects in globals via ObjectScript/REST API, Native API for Java/.NET/Node.js/Python, and XEP for Java/.NET.
Get 2 bonus points for the usage of Object Access in your application.
Your data model - 2 points
InterSystems IRIS can be used as a data platform that exposes your own data model API. You are able to use ObjectScript, REST API or Native API to expose your own API which provides any special data model, like Time-Series, Spatial, Graph, RDF/Triple, Column store, Document store.
Introduce any of the new data-model API and collect 2 bonus points.
IRIS Analytics Bonuses
InterSystems IRIS BI - 2 points
InterSystems IRIS Business Intelligence is a feature of IRIS which gives you the option to create BI cubes and pivots against persistent data in IRIS and deliver then this information to users using interactive dashboards. Learn more.
The basic iris-analytics-template contains examples of IRIS BI cube, pivot, and a dashboard.
InterSystems IRIS NLP (iKnow) - 2 points
InterSystems NLP a.k.a. iKnow is an InterSystems IRIS feature and is a library for Natural Language Processing that identifies entities (phrases) and their semantic context in natural language text in English, German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Russian, Ukrainian, Czech and Japanese.
Use iKnow to manage unstructured data in your analytics solution and get 1 bonus point.
InterSystems Reports - 3 points
InterSystems Reports is a feature of InterSystems IRIS which lets you design printing reports, send them via email by schedule, and deliver interactive reports for clients. InterSystems Reports is a repackaging of Logi Report (formerly named JReport®), a product of Logi Analytics®. Learn more in Documentation.
Check the Github repo with examples of InterSystems Reports.
You can download InterSystems Reports designer and server in the WRC download section.
License keys for InterSystms Reports Designer and Server will be available in Discord.
IntegratedML - 3 points
IntegratedML is a feature of InterSystems IRIS that expands SQL with a set of ML instructions that let you simplify and automate AI and Machine learning calculations for your solution. Learn more on IntegratedML.
You need special images of IRIS to use IntegratedML, check it here.
Usage of IntegratedML in your IRIS Analytics solution gives you one extra point.
2. Python Gateway usage - 2 points
Python Gateway is an addon to InterSystems IRIS which gives you the way to use Python in the InterSystems IRIS environment:
- Execute arbitrary Python code.
- Seamlessly transfer data from InterSystems IRIS into Python.
- Build intelligent Interoperability business processes with Python Interoperability Adapter.
- Save, examine, modify and restore Python context from InterSystems IRIS.
Learn more about Python Gateway.
You can use the Python Gateway template, which includes IntegratedML too.
Business Process BPL or Business Rules Usage - 2 point
One of the key features of IRIS Interoperability Productions is a business process, which could be described by BPL (Business Process Language).
Business Rule is a no-code/low-code approach to manage the processing logic of the interoperability production. In InterSystems IRIS you can create a business rule which you can create visually or via the ObjectScript representation.
You can collect the Business Process/Business Rule bonus if you create and use the business process or business rule in your interoperability production.
Custom Interoperability Adapter Usage - 2 point
InterSystems Interoperability production can contain inbound or Outbound adapters that are being used to communicate with external systems by business services and operations of the production. You can use out-of-the-box adapters (like File, or Email) or develop your own.
You get the bonus if you develop your own custom inbound or outbound adapter and use it in your production.
Production EXtension (PEX) Usage - 4 points
PEX is a Java or .NET extension of Interoperability productions.
You get this bonus if you use PEX with JAVA or .NET in your interoperability production.
Workflow Engine Usage - 2 points
Workflow Engine is a part of IRIS Interoperability which could be used to automate the distribution of tasks among users.
You get this bonus if you use include the usage of Workflow Engine in your interoperability production.
FHIR Server REST API usage - 3 points
You get the bonus if you use the REST API endpoint of the FHIR Server in InterSystems IRIS for health. You can take the IRIS-FHIR-Template which prepares the FHIR server during the docker image building. The documentation for FHIR API 4.0.1 could be found here. Learn more in InterSystems IRIS for Health documentation.
FHIR SQL Schema usage - 2 points
You can collect this technology bonus if you use FHIR SQL Schema in the SQL queries of your application. You can use this schema e.g. for making an FHIR Analytics solution. Use HSFHIR_I0001_R for resources schema for full resources and HSFHIR_I0001_S schema to search with SQL for resources. Check the examples in the template.
Healthcare standards transformations - 3 points
InterSystems IRIS for Health contains Healthcare Interoperability modules that help to perform data transformations from different healthcare standards to FHIR and vice-versa. Make CDA to FHIR, HL7v2 to FHIR, or any other transformations in your application to collect this bonus. See the examples of HL7v2 to FHIR and CDA to FHIR transformations. Learn more in the documentation.
The list of bonuses is subject to change. Stay tuned!